Second Squad Detectives report the arrest of an Oyster Bay man for Leaving the Scene of an Auto Accident with an Injury that occurred on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. in Oyster Bay Cove.
According to Detectives, a Nassau County Police Officer was traveling northbound on Berry Hill Road in a marked police vehicle when it was struck by a black Chevrolet Suburban traveling southbound. The collision caused the police vehicle to leave the roadway and strike a tree. The operator of the suburban, Christopher Drabin, 55, of 73 Cove Road, fled the scene eastbound on McCouns Lane. During the investigation, the defendant returned to the scene and was placed under arrest. The officer was taken to an area hospital by Nassau County Police Aviation Helicopter 6 for treatment of multiple non-life threatening injuries.
The defendant, Christopher Drabin, has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Physical Injury and Multiple VTL Infractions. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at First District Court, 99 Main Street in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Ellison/2nd Sqd 07/16/19/0430/8812